Two idiots embark on a life of crime to help a deserving teenager attend Harvard in this lowbrow, if relatively sweet-natured, comedy. Nice-guy John Plummer (Jason Lee) once off-handedly promised little Noreen (Tammy Blanchard), the daughter of his white-trash tramp sister (Megan Mullally), that if she ever got accepted to Harvard he'd pay her tuition. Some 10 years later, the unthinkable has come to pass: Noreen has studied hard, stuck to the straight and narrow and made herself into Ivy League material. With her own savings and financial aid, all she needs is $30,000. The trouble isn't that John doesn't have $30,000. The trouble is, it's all
he has, and it's...